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Our Bloodwork, Explained

From eNewsletter 3/27/2024

DID YOU KNOW that based on decades-long observations of centenarians, people live longer when they get up and move around after sitting for twenty minutes?

A rigorous new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed that older women who sat for 11.7 hours or more per day increased their risk of death by 30 percent, regardless of whether they exercised vigorously.

Sedentary behavior is a health risk because it reduces muscle contractions, blood flow and glucose metabolism. And on the heels of a recent survey that shows 1 in 8 working Americans do not take a break during the day, please try to get up every 30 minutes even if only for 30 seconds at a time.

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